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Maykop

(mīkôp`), city (1989 pop. 149,000), capital of Adygey Republic, Krasnodar Territory, S European Russia, at the foot of the Greater Caucasus and on the Belaya River. It has machinery, lumber, and food-processing industries. Nearby are the important Maykop oil fields, discovered in 1900–1901 and linked by pipeline with the refineries at Krasnodar and the Black Sea port of Tuapse. Maykop was founded in 1857 as a Russian fortress. It was captured by German troops in 1942 and retaken by Soviet forces in 1943. The name of the city also appears as Maikop. It has an institute for the study of Adygey culture, language, and history.
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In Maykop Ambassador Niyazliyev also held meetings with students from Turkmenistan.
In Southern Gobustan and the Pre-Caspian region, the commercial flows of oil and gas of the Umbaki and Siazan monoclines are related to the Maykop, with thickness of up to 1,800 m.
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The Maykop series, by lithological composition, consists of dark-gray and chocolate-laminated shaly clays with numerous imprints of fish, scales of melletas and residues of stems of fossilised Cedroxylon trees.
There had been some rapprochement between Russia and the Circassian diaspora after the end of the Cold War because of the collapse of the Soviet Union; the Russian interest in the Kosovar Circassians who were resettled in Maykop in 1999; the recognition of Abkhazia's independence; the increased business volume by the Circassian diaspora in Russia and northwest Caucasia; Russia's generous scholarships to the Circassian young people in Turkey for study at Maykop and Nalcyk universities in northwest Caucasia; the establishment of close ties between the Russian Embassy in Ankara and the Circassian diaspora in Turkey; the meeting between Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and representatives of the Circassian diaspora in ystanbul on Sept.
On biomarkers, the Diatom series cannot be distinguished from the Upper Maykop, but its carbon isotope composition is distinctively different.
On biomarkers, the Diatom series cannot be distinguished from the Upper Maykop, although its carbon isotope composition is distinctively different.